Football: Warriors look to lasso Broncos

Hawaii travels to Boise for crucial conference clash

GAME NOTES

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BOISE STATE
Broncos
(3-1, 0-0 WAC)

BOISE ST. 38 Idaho 21
at Arkansas 41 BOISE ST. 14
BOISE ST. 35 at Wyoming 13
BOISE ST. 63 Utah St. 38


BSU- First conference game of the season, last of the ten WAC schools to play a conference game....Preseason WAC favorites according to the conference media....Have won 21 of last 22 home games....Offense averages 37.5 points per game....Have top rush defense in the conference, allowing only 125 yards on the ground....Quarterback BJ Rhode, older brother of Hawaii reserve quarterback Jeff Rhode,
has completed 57 percent of his passes for 822 yards and seven touchdowns against only three interceptions....Took over for starter Ryan Dinwiddie midway through second quarter of the Arkansas loss after Dinwiddie broke his ankle....Rhode leads conference in passing efficiency at 162.67....Running back Brock Forsey ranks second in the WAC in rushing at 95 yards per game....Linebackers Chauncey Ako and Andy Avalos are tied for the conference lead in tackles per game, averaging 11.2....Defeated Hawaii last season 28-20 at Aloha Stadium.

 


HAWAII
WARRIORS
(3-1, 2-0 WAC)

HAWAII 61 Eastern Illinois 36
At BYU 35 HAWAII 32
HAWAII 31 at UTEP 6
HAWAII 42 SMU 10


HAWAII- Sit atop conference standings with 2-0 record.... Haven't gone 3-0 in conference play since winning first five WAC games in 1981....Third road game of the season....First in conference in points per game at 41.5 and total offense at 472.2 yards per game....Conference leaders in points allowed per game at 21.8 and total defense at 343 yards per game....Wide receiver Justin Colbert has caught at least one pass in the last 16 games....Colbert and linebacker Chris Brown have started 28 consecutive games....Warriors are 6-5 in WAC road games under June Jones....Leading rusher Mike Bass is out with a right knee injury.... Received six votes in ESPN/USA Today coaches poll.... Have never played at Boise....Warriors lead the series 2-1.

 

 

       2002 Football Standings

             WAC Games             All Games
W L Pct. W L Pct. Hm Rd Neu Stk
Hawai‘i 2 0 1.000 3 1 .750 2-0 1-1 0-0 W2
San Jose St. 1 0 1.000 3 2 .600 1-0 2-2 0-0 W2
Nevada 1 0 1.000 2 2 .500 2-1 0-0 0-1 L1
Fresno State 1 0 1.000 2 3 .400 1-0 1-3 0-0 W1
La. Tech 1 0 1.000 2 3 .400 2-0 0-3 0-0 L2
Boise State 0 0 - 3 1 .750 2-0 1-1 0-0 W2
SMU 0 1 .000 0 5 .000 0-2 0-3 0-0 L6
Tulsa 0 1 .000 0 5 .000 0-2 0-3 0-0 L15
UTEP 0 2 .000 1 4 .200 1-1 0-3 0-0 L4
Rice 0 2 .000 0 4 .000 0-2 0-2 0-0 L5


This Week in the WAC
Friday, October 4
Colorado State at Fresno State (ESPN), 5:00 p.m. (PT)

Saturday, October 5
*San Jose State at SMU, 2:00 p.m. (CT)
*Louisiana Tech at Rice, 7:00 p.m. (CT)
UTEP at New Mexico State, 6:00 p.m. (MT)
*Hawai‘i at Boise State, 6:05 p.m. (MT)
Nevada at UNLV, 7:00 p.m. (PT)

*WAC Game

 

 


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